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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 10, October 2014


A Study to Assess the Knowledge of Primary School Children Regarding Sources, Deficiencies and Importance of Vitamin - A in Selected School of Vadagaon Haveli

Nandkumar R. Kakade, Sneha N. Kakade


Abstract: Background: Vitamin A deficiency is considered as a public health problem in India. The nationwide Survey of blindness conducted during 1986-1989 included the prevalence of Vitamin-A deficiency in children. The prevalence rate of Vitamin- A is greater than 6 % in so many states including Maharashtra. Aim & Objectives: The study was undertaken with the purpose to assess the knowledge of school going children from Vadgoan Haveli regarding vitamin - A. Material & Methods: In the view of the nature of the problem selected for the study & the objectives to be accomplished, descriptive approach was used. The present study is non experimental descriptive design. Result & Conclusion: The major finding of the study show that 15.38 % school going children are from joint family and they are having good knowledge.69.23 % are having average knowledge and 15.38 % are having poor knowledge. The majority of the childrens fathers were literate and they are having average knowledge i. e.66.67 %. Similarly the majority of the childrens mother are literate (65.22 %) and they are having average knowledge. Monthly income of children (61.05 %) is above 5000 Rs. The 17 (68 %) of school going childrens knowledge is of average type and very few children 3 (12 %) are having good knowledge. From the above findings it is concluded that there is very poor knowledge of vitamin- A among the school going children and so there was a need to create awareness about the importance, sources and deficiencies of vitamin- A among the school going children and hence the project was under taken.


Keywords: Vitamin A, Dominican Republic, Caregivers, Children, Nutrition, Education


Edition: Volume 3 Issue 10, October 2014,


Pages: 958 - 960


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Nandkumar R. Kakade, Sneha N. Kakade, "A Study to Assess the Knowledge of Primary School Children Regarding Sources, Deficiencies and Importance of Vitamin - A in Selected School of Vadagaon Haveli", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SEP14588, Volume 3 Issue 10, October 2014, 958 - 960

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